Ashland Symphony: From Sea to Shining Sea

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 7:30pm

Archer Auditorium
1440 King Road
Ashland, OH 44805

Presented By: Ashland Symphony

Peter Stafford Wilson, Guest Conductor

Copland Appalachian Spring
Neos Dance Theatre
Bernstein Selections from West Side Story
Dvo?ák Symphony No.9, op.95, E minor (From the New World)
Adrian Wyard, visual artist

Preconcert gala reception 6:00-7:00 p.m. sponsored by a donor family at the Ashland County Community Foundation who wish to remain anonymous.

About the visual accompaniment for Symphony No.9: Featuring glorious landscape imagery from all across America, these visuals premiered with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra in December 2017.

Each visual accompaniment is unique and for this piece a light touch was needed so that Dvo?ák’s well-loved music remains the focal point of the experience. The visuals simply depict a journey across the country with each movement centered on a broad theme. For the first movement the theme is water, the second features the desert night sky, the third introduces animals and spring ?owers, and the final movement tours majestic mountains through the seasons and concludes our journey across The New World.

This accompaniment features the work of remarkable landscape photographer, Tom Oord.

Underwriters Packaging Corporation of America and Dr. JoAnn Ford Watson
West Side Story sponsor Sutton Bank


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